HuffPost Greece seeks a Social Media Editor


HuffPost Greece seeks a news-savvy social media editor to help spearhead how we report the news on social platforms. This editor will be tasked with bringing HuffPost’s voice to these platforms in a way that is entertaining and informative, while also using data to inform distribution decisions.

 Responsibilities:

·       Manage HuffPost's social media accounts

·       Monitor breaking news, using strong news judgement to ensure the most accurate information goes out on our social platforms in a timely fashion

·       Ability to tap into trending or soon-to-be trending topics across different sections including entertainment, culture and world news and politics.

·       Give HuffPost’s social accounts a voice that's both informative and fun

·       Stay abreast of ever-changing analytics to gain a better understanding of what type of content works well on social media

·       Experiment with emerging platforms, as both a way to expand our audience and to grow traffic

·       Help develop a strategy to incorporate video and multimedia elements into our overall social strategy

·       Staying on the pulse of what trends are happening in the news cycle and identifying trends and translating them into concise original stories

·       Monitoring performance both onsite and offsite against determined metrics

Qualifications

·       2-4 years of experience running social media accounts in an editorial setting

·       A nose for news, with experience or interest in political, world, business and/or entertainment news

·       Demonstrated creativity and knowledge of engagement strategies on social platforms

·       Ability to multitask in a high pressure environment

·       Professional writing experience

·       Stays on top of industry trends

·       You run toward numbers 

·       Strong team player 

·       Work with a mobile-first mindset

Please submit you CV to hr@huffingtonpost.gr quoting Ref. Code: HP/SME 0517, until June 15, 2017.